26th June

…its best. 1988 – FJW First rain since June 9th. A gentle soak – no great storm. 1948 – CW The pond boat house tulip tree in flower, probably first…

28th May

…flowers start out white and then turn a gentle mauve. Very attractive. Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ We saw what a late frost had done to the Gunnera plants…

9th October

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW Hydrangea pariscoleta ‘Kyushu’ now a gentle pink as it fades. Hydrangea pariscoleta…

27th May

…T Lowinsky’ as seen on Hillier’s stand at Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Kabarett’ Rhododendron ‘Kabarett’ Rhododendron ‘Germania’ Rhododendron ‘Germania’ ‘Germania’ has a pleasing gentle colour for a newish hybrid and a welcome…

5th June

…branches in 2017. Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus Azalea ‘Moidart’ in full shade. Also very late into flower and a gentle apricot-pink fading paler here. Azalea ‘Moidart’ Azalea ‘Moidart’ Rhododendron dichroanthum…

3rd June

…plan obscure but it looks starlike!). Attractive the way the bracts twirl about. Cornus kousa ‘Summer Stars’ Cornus kousa ‘Summer Stars’ Azalea ‘Moidart’ is a gentle colour growing in the…

1st December

…Still not quite full out. Flowers a delicate gentle yellow and pendulous not upright. Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica First flower out on Vinca major growing under…

4th March

…purpose. And then suddenly Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ in sun against a blue sky. I have seen it better and hail has taken its toll but what a gentle pink! Magnolia…

14th April

…both varieties at various ages. To my mind Daybreak conjures up a vision of mixed gentle colours while Peachy should be darker.This is labelled Magnolia ‘Peachy’ above Hovel Cart Road….

23rd August

…missing a few pictures. From a distance the flowers look red but they are actually a gentle pink close up. Sometimes the flowers are in trusses and sometimes single. The…